Meghan Markle‘s smile is hiding fear, stress and the pressure of adjusting to her new royal duties, her father said in an interview published yesterday. “I think she is terrified,” Thomas Markle told The Sun. “I see it in her eyes, I see it in her face and I see it in her smile.” “I’ve seen her smile for years. I know her smile. I don’t like the one I’m seeing now,” he added. “This is a pained smile.” The newly-minted Duchess of Sussex is struggling to cope with the transition from TV actress to a member of the royal family with public responsibilities, according to her dad. While touring Dublin with her husband Prince Harry, she even reportedly told a fan that she missed portraying the character Rachel Zane on the drama “Suits.” “It really worries me. I think she’s under too much pressure,” said Thomas. “There’s a high price to pay to be married to that family.”
Alex Trebek has been named in a lawsuit from a woman who claims his unrestrained dog put her in grave danger. Hanna Ketai said in papers filed in Los Angeles Superior Court that a large black dog belonging to Trebek emerged through an open gate at his Studio City, California property as she was walking her own dog, a yellow lab, The Wrap reported. Ketai told the court in the docs that as his dog chased her suddenly and without warning, she began to scream and wound up falling into the street, where a massive SUV was barreling in her direction. An eyewitness nearby rescued her from the approaching danger as she was on her hands and knees, according to her statement to the court. Ketai is suing Trebek, saying she's suffered physical, mental and emotional pain, suffering, worry and anxiety, as result of the incident, and that it's impacted her ability to work. She added that she was injured in health, strength and activity, a portion of said injuries being permanent.
Christina Applegate is headed back to TV. Deadline reports that Applegate will play the lead in Netflix's new dark comedy Dead to Me, which she will also executive produce. Apparently, Applegate has been entertaining multiple offers for series and pilots since she left TV six years ago, but this is the first one to tempt her back into a leading role. Dead to Me is being billed as a comedic Big Little Lies, following the story of "a powerful friendship that blossoms between a tightly wound widow (Applegate) and a free spirit with a shocking secret." Applegate will play the role of Jen, a put-together woman who has a dark sense of humor and a bit of an anger management problem that she tends to dodge dealing with. There seems to be lots to get angry about though since Jen's husband was apparently killed in a hit and run months earlier. Dead to Me does not have a premiere date yet.
Geraldo Rivera's son has avoided jail time after taking a plea deal for allegedly choking his former girlfriend. On Wednesday, 30-year-old Cruz Rivera admitted attempted assault and disorderly conduct. He was arrested in May after two alleged attacks against Meghan Burke in his Manhattan home. It included him pushing her to the floor and biting her. Instead of jail, he must now complete a domestic violence program and stay away from Burke. If he violates the sentence in any way, he will go to jail for six months.
The 70th annual Emmy Awards nominations were announced yesterday. Emmy voting gets underway August 13 and concludes August 27. The Creative Arts Awards this year are September 8-9, with the Primetime Emmy Awards set for Monday, September 17 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. NBC is broadcasting this year's primetime show, co-hosted by SNL's Colin Jost and Michael Che and executive produced by Lorne Michaels.
2018 EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS
Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie:
Antonio Banderas (“Genius: Picasso”)
Darren Criss (“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”)
Benedict Cumberbatch (“Patrick Melrose”)
Jeff Daniels (“The Looming Tower”)
John Legend (“Jesus Christ Superstar”)
Jesse Plemons (“USS Callister”)
Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie:
Laura Dern (“The Tale”)
Jessica Biel (“The Sinner”)
Michelle Dockery (“Godless”)
Edie Falco (“The Menendez Murders”)
Regina King (“Seven Seconds”)
Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story: Cult”)
Lead Actor in a Comedy Series:
Donald Glover (“Atlanta”)
Bill Hader (“Barry”)
Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”)
William H. Macy (“Shameless”)
Larry David (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”)
Ted Danson (“The Good Place”)
Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:
Pamela Adlon (“Better Things”)
Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)
Tracee Ellis Ross (“Black-ish”)
Allison Janney (“Mom”)
Lily Tomlin (“Grace and Frankie”)
Issa Rae (“Insecure”)
Lead Actor in a Drama Series:
Jason Bateman (“Ozark”)
Sterling K. Brown (“This Is Us”)
Ed Harris (“Westworld”)
Matthew Rhys (“The Americans”)
Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”)
Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld”)
Lead Actress in a Drama Series:
Claire Foy (“The Crown”)
Tatiana Maslany (“Orphan Black”)
Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
Sandra Oh (“Killing Eve”)
Keri Russell (“The Americans”)
Evan Rachel Wood (“Westworld”)
“The Amazing Race”
“American Ninja Warrior”
“RuPaul’s Drag Race”
Variety Sketch Series
“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
“Drunk History” (Comedy Central)
“Tracey Ullman’s Show” (HBO)
“At Home with Amy Sedaris” (TruTV)
“I Love You, America” (Hulu)
Variety Talk Series
“The Daily Show With Trevor Noah”
“Full Frontal With Samantha Bee”
“Jimmy Kimmel Live”
“Last Week Tonight with John Oliver”
“Late Late Show with James Corden Late Show with Stephen Colbert”
“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” (HBO)
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Amazon)
“Silicon Valley” (HBO)
“The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix)
“The Handmaid’s Tale”
“Game of Thrones”
“This Is Us”
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (“Game of Thrones”)
Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”)
Joseph Fiennes (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
David Harbour (“Stranger Things”)
Mandy Patinkin (“Homeland”)
Matt Smith (“The Crown”)
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Alexis Bledel (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”)
Ann Dowd (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
Lena Headey (“Game of Thrones”)
Thandie Newton (“Westworld”)
Yvonne Strahovski (“The Handmaid’s Tale”)
Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Louie Anderson (“Baskets”)
Alec Baldwin (“Saturday Night Live”)
Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”)
Tony Shalhoub (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)
Kenan Thompson (“Saturday Night Live”)
Henry Winkler (“Barry”)
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Zazie Beetz (“Atlanta”)
Alex Borstein (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)
Aidy Bryant (“Saturday Night Live”)
Betty Gilpin (“GLOW”)
Leslie Jones (“Saturday Night Live”)
Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live”)
Laurie Metcalf (“Roseanne”)
Megan Mullally (“Will & Grace”)
“Fahrenheit 451” (HBO)
“The Tale” (HBO)
“Black Mirror: USS Callister” (Netflix)
Structured Reality Program
“Antiques Roadshow” (PBS)
“Fixer Upper” (HGTV)
“Lip Sync Battle” (Paramount)
“Queer Eye” (Netflix)
“Shark Tank” (ABC)
“Who Do You Think You Are?” (TLC)
Unstructured Reality Program
“Born This Way” (A&E)
“Deadliest Catch” (Discovery)
“Naked and Afraid” (Discovery Channel)
“RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked” (VH1)
“United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell” (CNN)
Host for Reality/Reality Competition Program
W. Kamau Bell (“United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell”)
Ellen DeGeneres (“Ellen’s Game of Games”)
RuPaul Charles (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”)
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn (“Project Runway”)
Jane Lynch (“Hollywood Game Night”)
Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Jeff Daniels (“Godless”)
Brandon Victor Dixon (“Jesus Christ Superstar”)
John Leguizamo (“Waco”)
Ricky Martin (“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”)
Edgar Ramirez (“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”)
Michael Stuhlbarg (“The Looming Tower”)
Finn Wittrock (“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”)
Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Sara Bareilles (“Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert”)
Penelope Cruz (“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”)
Judith Light (“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”)
Demi Moore is reportedly the victim of major credit card fraud. TMZ is reporting that the actress has lost $169,000 after a fraudster got hold of her credit card details and went on a shopping spree. According to the criminal complaint, 35-year-old David Matthew Read reported the star’s American Express card as lost or stolen in March. He then somehow managed to get hold of her newly-issued card, which had reportedly been sent out from the company via FedEx. After acquiring the card, TMZ reports Read went on a luxury shopping spree in Los Angeles and racked up the vast sum in a matter of weeks. “The feds say he went on a spending spree, hitting a handful of Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue stores in the L.A. area,” TMZ shared. Police reportedly arrested the crook in April after spotting him in surveillance footage at various retail stores, as well as at the FedEx depot he used to collect the card. Read allegedly confessed immediately and is currently serving time in Los Angeles County Jail.
Tyler Perry is warning fans about a scam that says he is giving away money on Facebook. In a video entitled “Don't Fall For Scams” posted Tuesday, the actor cleared up speculation he was doing a giveaway, and urged fans to protect their information. “I am not giving away anything on Facebook,” Tyler insisted. “I am not giving away any money, my team has to shut down these things every day. There's a new one popping up, do not give your information to any of these people. Do not give them anything. I don't know who they are, but every day we have to get 10, 20, 30 of those things shut down on Facebook. I am not giving away anything. It's Tyler Perry, I'm not giving away anything. Please do me a favor, post this everywhere so people will know that it's not true. Listen, in my life I am a giver, I give a lot of things to a lot of people, to a lot of employees, random things, cars, houses, I do. But that is not true. The Facebook stuff - I'm not giving away anything. Stop it, devil.”
Kylie Jenner has been revealed to be the richest member of the Kardashian-Jenner family. Yesterday, Forbes magazine unveiled the cover of their August issue, showing Kylie on the cover for an issue focused on “America's Women Billionaires.” According to the magazine, Kylie - who is set to turn 21 on August 10 - is currently worth an estimated $900 million thanks to her cosmetics line. Once she crosses the $1 billion mark, she will unseat Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg as the youngest-ever self-made billionaire.
Chrissy Teigen had some choice words for a creeper who took topless photos of her while she pumped breast milk in the privacy of her vehicle. “You can go f–k yourself if you sell them,” Teigen wrote in a tweet yesterday. “If I wanted to show you my salami nipples I’d show you my salami nipples on my own doing!” Though most fans came to the model’s defense, one person didn’t understand what the big deal was and suggested she get tinted windows. “It wasn’t in her garage,” he responded. “It’s still out in plain view of the public so it makes no sense to even be upset about it.” “Yes jerry,” replied Teigen, referring to his Twitter handle name. “Die on this hill. This is what you should stand up for. A man’s right to shoot his camera into my (tinted) car. This is a great cause.”
George Clooney was briefly hospitalized yesterday morning after he was knocked off his scooter in an accident on the island of Sardinia, Italy. He was on his way to a TV series shoot when the driver of a Mercedes cut him off in the providence of Olbia. The motorist called an ambulance for the actor, who complained of pain in his hip, arm and leg. Shortly after his wife Amal met him at John Paul II hospital, where he was given an MRI, the actor was cleared and discharged, with only some bruises to show for the mishap. Clooney was on location filming a TV series based on the classic Joseph Heller novel Catch 22. He is directing and producing the project.
The Game of Thrones spinoff will begin filming in the fall. Deadline reported the prequel pilot will start production in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in October after getting the greenlight at HBO. The spinoff, which has a tentative title of The Long Night, will film at The Paint Hall at Titanic Studios. HBO has previously used the studio to film Game of Thrones.
Kim Kardashian has reportedly spent $10,000 on fake testicles for her dog, Rocky, to raise his self-esteem after she had him neutered. According to the New York Times, the dog was given the prosthetic implants, called Neuticles, after she previously revealed: “I don't like big b***s on dogs.” Kim purchased the cute boxer, Rocky, with her ex-boyfriend Reggie Bush in 2010.
Shawn Mendes has assured fans he is OK after taking a tumble off the stage during a weekend show in Quebec, Canada. He was in the middle of performing his hit song Mercy at the Quebec City Summer Festival on Sunday, when he decided to jump to a lower platform located directly in front of the main stage. However, after throwing his arms up in the air, Shawn fumbled his landing, and briefly ended up on his butt. In video footage of the incident, he is shown jumping back to his feet and continuing with the track without missing a beat. The clip was posted on a fan account on Twitter after the show, and captioned, “OH NO @ShawnMendes LOL (laugh out loud).” The singer took notice of the funny footage and laughed off the fall, insisting he is fine. “LOL yep,” he replied as he reposted the video. “Im ok but also that was insane hahahahaha (sic).”
Her father Stephen Baldwin already let the cat out of the bag in a tweet on Saturday. But yesterday, Justin Bieber himself confirmed he and Hailey Baldwin are engaged, in a tasteful black and white Instagram post of the loved-up couple. “My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS,” said Bieber in the romantic social media gesture that confirmed that the pair have been engaged since Saturday. In the snap, Baldwin sat in the lap of her new fiance and kissed his cheek. On her ring finger was a band inlaid with diamonds - but it is worth noting this was a different piece of jewelry to the ring Hailey was pictured wearing in the Bahamas over the weekend.
Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot took some time off from saving the world to brighten the days of young patients, their families, and staffers at Inova Children’s Hospital in Northern Virginia over the weekend, paying them a surprise visit while dressed in full superhero regalia. The actress was in the area filming the highly anticipated sequel Wonder Woman 1984, and her visit was celebrated on social media by several people in attendance. “Thank you @GalGadot for visiting us @InovaHealth Children’s Hospital,” Dr. Lucas Collazo tweeted, alongside a group photo with Gadot surrounded by smiles. “You are a true Wonder Woman. The kids loved it…and so did the staff.”
Former Miss America winners and state pageant officials are split over the leadership and direction of the organization, which was rocked by a 2017 email scandal that led to the resignations of its top leaders. Reps from 22 state pageants have signed a petition calling for the resignations of the new Miss America board, including Chairwoman Gretchen Carlson and President and CEO Regina Hopper, The Press of Atlantic City reported Saturday. But in a letter to the newspaper, 30 former Miss Americas said they "fully support" Carlson, Miss America 1989, and the board members "who are and have been working tirelessly to move our program forward." The Miss America organization is regrouping after a December scandal in which emails surfaced showing that CEO Sam Haskell and others mocked winners' intelligence, looks and sex lives. Haskell resigned Dec. 23, followed by board members. The shake-up at the organization has resulted in the top three positions being held by women, and the new leaders have begun making changes. The swimsuit competition has been dropped and in the evening-wear portion contestants will be allowed to wear something other than a gown if they want. The talent portion of the contest will remain. The petition from the state pageant officials expressed a vote of "no confidence" in the Miss America Organization's board of trustees. It cited a lack of transparency and adherence to best practices. "As dedicated members of our state and local communities who lend our reputations, financial support and voluntary efforts to facilitate (the Miss America organization’s) long and powerful mission of empowering women to stand up and speak out, we find ourselves needing to use our own voices of leadership to express our profound disappointment regarding what, in our view, is the failed leadership of the entire MAO Board of Trustees," the petition said.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith aren’t just husband and wife – they are “life partners.” “We don’t even say we’re married anymore. We refer to ourselves as life partners, where you get into that space where you realize you are literally with somebody for the rest of your life,” the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air alum said during a recent interview on TIDAL’s Rap Radar podcast. “There’s no deal breakers. There’s nothing she could do — ever. Nothing that would break our relationship,” he continued. “She has my support till death and it feels so good to get to that space.”
Kaley Cuoco and new husband Karl Cook are having a very memorable honeymoon — but not in the way you might expect. Cuoco’s post-nuptial days are being spent on bedrest due to shoulder surgery. The actress shared several post-op photos with fans, including a selfie next to her husband. “When your ‘honeymoon’ is shoulder surgery and your husband looks just as happy lol on the road to recovery — thank you for all the love and support!” she wrote. She also encouraged followers to check out his page for updates, adding, “Knowing @mrtankcook I’m sure he will be posting tons of hilarious gems. Thank God my hair color is on point (@clarissaanya).” It’s unclear if the surgery was previously planned or due to a post-wedding accident.
Idris Elba will play the villain in the upcoming “Fast and Furious” spinoff centered on Dwayne “The Rock Johnson” and Jason Statham. According to Deadline, Elba will square off against characters Luke Hobbs and Deckard Shaw, played by Johnson and Statham respectively.
David Simon has once again been banned from Twitter. The creator of the hit show The Wire has been suspended from the social media service for the second time in recent weeks after he wished that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey would “die of boils.” Simon was first suspended from the site for wishing another user the same thing. He was only allowed back on Twitter after deleting the original post, which violated the company’s rules prohibiting speech that could be construed as wishing harm to others. Simon’s latest tweet appeared to be an attempt to goad the company into suspending him once again. “Die of boils, @jack,” Simon tweeted last week. “Yup. There it is. The sum total of my crime against Twitter. I’ve told you to drop dead, as I told libelers and liars to drop dead. You can say that constitutes a threat, but that would be empty and embarrassing. I hold no dominion over life and death.” Simon’s wife, Laura Lippman, announced on her own Twitter feed on Tuesday that her husband was “back in Twitter jail.” “He’s not taking [the tweet] down because he feels it isn’t harassing or threatening to Twitter’s CEO.” As a final insult, Lippman added a quote from her husband. “Oh and “Twitter can bite me.”
Netflix is TV now. A new study by investment firm Cowen & Co. finds that the streaming video service is now the most popular way to watch entertainment content using a TV (as opposed to a mobile device or computer). Variety reports that for the survey of 2,500 American adults conducted in May, Cowen & Co. asked, "Which platforms do you use most often to view video content on TV?" Netflix earned the top spot with 27 percent of total respondents, followed by basic cable at 20 percent, broadcast at 18 percent and YouTube at 11 percent. Netflix's dominance was even more pronounced among millennials aged 18-34, with 39.7 percent of respondents in that demographic saying Netflix is usually their first choice, well ahead of streaming competitors Hulu (7.6 percent) and Amazon (3.4 percent) as well as second-place finisher YouTube (17 percent) and linear TV (a combined 23.6 percent for broadcast, basic and premium cable). Among people who subscribe to traditional pay-TV service, basic cable is still most popular, with 26 percent of respondents saying it's their first choice, but Netflix was right behind with 24 percent.
Actor Miles Teller has reportedly beaten the competition to star alongside Tom Cruise in the long-awaited Top Gun sequel. The star was said to be facing off with X-Men: First Class’ Nicholas Hoult and Hidden Figures actor Glen Powell to play the new onscreen sidekick of Cruise’s hotshot pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, with all three recently attending screen tests in Florida. According to Variety.com, Teller has since soared above Hoult and Powell to clinch the part, portraying the son of Nick “Goose” Bradshaw, the character originated by Anthony Edwards, who was killed off in the 1986 military drama. Production on Top Gun: Maverick began at the end of May, as Cruise reunited with his Oblivion director Joseph Kosinski to start work on the movie on location near San Diego, California. Filming has reportedly been paused as Cruise prepares to embark on a global press tour for Mission: Impossible – Fallout, but once he gets back on set, he will be also be joined by Val Kilmer, who was recently confirmed to be returning as Maverick’s rival pilot, Tom “Iceman” Kazansky.
Oprah Winfrey is British Vogue’s August 2018 cover star.
The media mogul looks positively regal on the cover, in a custom gown from Stella McCartney (the same designer who put together her custom look for the royal wedding in May) and bejeweled earrings from Buccellati.
Famed fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot shot the cover and accompanying photos, while Winfrey was styled by the magazine’s relatively new editor-in-chief, Edward Enninful.
In the accompanying interview, Winfrey explains why running for president would “kill” her, the positive changes she’s seen as a result of the Me Too movement, and how she avoided a massive faux pas at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials.
Winfrey gave a rousing speech at the Golden Globes in January, and her longtime partner, Stedman Graham, hinted she might be interested in running for president. But the 64-year-old has shot down the notion that she would enter politics in 2020.
“In that political structure ? all the non-truths, the bullshit, the crap, the nastiness, the backhanded backroom stuff that goes on ? I feel like I could not exist,” Winfrey told British Vogue. “I would not be able to do it. It’s not a clean business. It would kill me.”
Though she’s staying away from entering politics, Winfrey has repeatedly voiced her support for the Me Too and Time’s Up movements against sexual abuse, harassment and exploitation. And she feels that change is imminent.
“People talk about ‘these are such dark times,’ but what if we shift the paradigm? Because I see it differently,” Winfrey said. “I see, ‘Isn’t this remarkable that we’re waking up?’ For years, women have endured craziness. This is what’s happening to people. They’re allowing themselves to not just become corroded, but to become hysterical. You’ve got to lean to the happiness.”
The world felt a collective moment of happiness on May 19, at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s gorgeous nuptials. Winfrey surprised viewers everywhere (except her best friend, Gayle King, who was commenting on the wedding) when she showed up to the event of the year ? if not the decade.
Though Winfrey looked stunning in a pale pink Stella McCartney number, she almost committed a major faux pas by wearing a cream gown to the nuptials. She described what would have been the nearly unforgivable ordeal in her British Vogue interview.
“[I saw the Stella McCartney gown and it] looked white, not cream,” Winfrey told the magazine. “I Googled, ‘Can you wear white to a wedding?’ Answer: ‘No, don’t risk it.’”
Despite almost risking it all, the media mogul seems to have had an amazing time at the wedding.
“It felt like another level of everything. It felt like more than a wedding,” Winfrey told “Extra” last month. “It felt like a shift in culture. I left more hopeful.”
In the rest of the Vogue pictures shared on Monday, Winfrey oozes elegance in a rich, red satin gown from Alexander McQueen and a floral gown from Erdem, one of the Duchess of Cambridge’s favorite labels. Her gorgeous jewels look like they were plucked right from the Crown Jewels collection.
It’s been almost a year since Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announced their split (How’re you holding up? Good? Us, too.) and both are moving on to new relationships.
The “Guardians of the Galaxy” star is reportedly casually dating Katherine Schwarzenegger, the daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, according to multiple outlets. The two were first spotted on a picnic outing together in Santa Barbara, California, last month, laughing and apparently enjoying each other’s company.
Pratt and Schwarzenegger, who’s authored multiple books, were reportedly set up by Shriver, who knows Pratt through mutual friends.
The actor is apparently “smitten” with Schwarzenegger, according to an E! News source, and is “super happy” with the relationship status.
“It’s still very new between Chris and Katherine but the picnic was not their first date. They have been on multiple low key dates and have been talking consistently for the last two months or so,” a source told the outlet.
“Chris is focused on the press of his movie and his son Jack, but when he does get some free time, he spends it with Katherine,” another source told Entertainment Tonight, adding that the two “hit it off” after meeting.
Representatives for Pratt did not immediately respond to HuffPost’s request for comment.
Pratt and Faris, who share 5-year-old son Jack together, announced they were separating after eight years of marriage in August 2017.
The two have kept things more than amicable for the sake of their son since then, praising each other in the press with with Faris describing her estranged husband as an “incredible friend.”
Pratt broke his silence about this split in April telling Entertainment Weekly that “divorce sucks.”
“At the end of the day, we’ve got a great kid who’s got two parents who love him very much,” he said. “And we’re finding a way to navigate this while still remaining friends and still being kind to one another. It’s not ideal, but yeah, I think both of us are actually probably doing better.”
The “Overboard” actress, meanwhile, has been dating cinematographer Michael Barrett. The two first sparked romance rumors when they spotted vacationing together in Italy in November 2017 and recently returned to the country this summer with her son.
Mila Kunis may not read tabloid stories about herself, but the rumors affect her nonetheless.
The 34-year-old actress covers Cosmopolitan's August issue, in which she opens up to her The Spy Who Dumped Me co-star, Kate McKinnon, about constant speculation about her personal life -- specifically, when it comes to her husband, Ashton Kutcher.
“I don’t read anything about myself," Kunis says. "I genuinely don’t know what’s written about me...other than I know that I’m pregnant about once a year and my husband and I are getting a divorce once a year. I know this because I go down the grocery store aisle, and I see it on the cover of magazines and I’m like, Oh boy, OK!"
Kunis notes that sometimes, however, fake stories do have serious consequences.
"The only thing that’s upsetting is my parents and my grandparents sometimes get confused… At one point when I was pregnant, [the tabloids] said that I had an emergency and was rushed to the hospital, and my face was on the cover," she recalls. "The amount of stress that caused my family, nobody will understand."
Mila Kunis covers 'Cosmopolitan' magazine
Although when it comes to the pregnancy rumors, she does admit her father wishes for another grandchild. Kunis and Kutcher are already parents to 3-year-old daughter Wyatt and 1-year-old son Dimitri.
"My dad is always very hopeful that the pregnancies are true," she shares. "He’s always like, 'Is there really another?'"
In addition to avoiding the tabloids, Kunis is not too keen about putting her life on social media.
“I was so late to that train. I remember at some point my roommate was like, 'You know, there’s a thing called Facebook,' and I was like, 'What is this Facebook? Who’s gonna poke each other? That’s just weird,'" she quips. "And then Ashton and I reconnected and started talking. He used to be incredibly forward-thinking with social media, when the intent was to connect to people. But it took an ugly turn and became all about who can be the loudest, who can be the angriest and the most negative. Then it’s just not a fun game to play."
Owen Wilson might soon be a father for the third time. A source tells ET that a woman recently came forward to the actor, claiming that he is the father of her unborn child. According to the source, Wilson has offered to undergo a paternity test. Wilson already has two children. He's dad to 7-year-old son Robert, whom he shares with his ex-girlfriend, Jade Duell. He also shares 4-year-old son Finn with personal trainer Caroline Lindqvist.
LeBron James is going to the West Coast. He has agreed to a four-year, $154 million deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to a statement released by his agency, Klutch Sports Group. He has a player option for the fourth year, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because specific terms weren't disclosed in the release. James leaves Cleveland for the second times in his 15 seasons, having gone from the Cavaliers to the Miami Heat in 2010 before returning in 2014.
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Scarlett Johansson is fighting back against a claim that she auditioned to date Tom Cruise following his split from Nicole Kidman. “The very idea of any person auditioning to be in a relationship is so demeaning. I refuse for anyone to spread the idea that I lack the integrity to choose my own relationships. Only a man aka Brendan Tighe would come up with a crazy story like that,” Johansson said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. While appearing on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today yesterday, Tighe said that while serving as a member of Cruise's Scientology security unit, he came across reports of women who auditioned to be in a relationship with the actor, one of which was Johansson. Though Tighe explained that he only saw the reports after they were accidentally sent to his printer, he said he only recalled Johansson because hers was the only name he recognized. “Another actress, Erika Christensen, had to disconnect from Scarlett Johansson because it didn’t go well. That was in that report,” Tighe said.
Vanessa Paradis reportedly missed her latest film’s opening to be with her 16-year-old son Jack Depp. The French musician and actress was absent from the Paris premiere of her movie A Knife in the Heart on Tuesday where director Yann Gonzalez announced that she was with her son. According to the director, Jack, who she had with Johnny Depp, is sick. “Unfortunately, Vanessa Paradis was not able to join us tonight, she had to be absent because of her son’s serious health problems,” the film’s director said at the screening. Paradis and Depp dated from 1998 to 2012 and had two kids — 19-year-old Lily-Rose Depp and Jack, whose real name is John Christopher Depp III.
Joe Jackson, the man who fathered Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 and deployed an iron will to turn his supremely gifted children into a culture-shifting music powerhouse, died early yesterday. He was 89. A tweet from one his grandsons confirmed his death. Randy Jackson Jr, the son of Randy Jackson who was an original member of the Jackson 5, paid tribute to "the king that made everything possible." "RIP to the king that made everything possible!!! I love you grandpa," he posted. Jackson had been ill for some time with an officially undisclosed condition, and had grown increasingly frail. His most recent public appearance was at the BET Awards in 2015, when daughter Janet accepted the Ultimate Icon Award.
Russell Crowe is set to play Roger Ailes in a Showtime mini-series about the late and disgraced Fox News founder. The news was announced yesterday by Showtime and the network's production partner on the series, Blumhouse Television. It's unclear when the as-yet-untitled series will premiere, but EW says it's likely to be sometime next year. The limited series will run for eight episodes and mark Crowe's first foray into American television. The role will no doubt involve a lot of make-up to turn Crowe into the older Ailes, who was 77 when he died in May 2017.
Richard Harrison of Pawn Stars fame has died at the age of 77. The former navy officer is best known as the wise presence on the History Channel reality TV series which focused on three generations of one family working in a pawn shop located in Las Vegas. He went by the name Old Man. His son, Rick Harrison, who was also on the TV series, broke the news with a touching statement yesterday morning. “The Old Man Harrison passed away this morning surrounded by those he loved,” Rick revealed. “He will be tremendously missed by our family, the team at Gold & Silver Pawn and his many fans the world over.” Rick added, “He was my hero and I was fortunate to get a very cool Old Man as my dad.”
Once again, Heather Locklear is in serious trouble with the law. She was arrested and charged Sunday night with misdemeanor battery upon a police officer, and misdemeanor battery on an emergency services technician. According to Ventura County cops, Locklear was "heavily intoxicated," and at the center of a domestic situation at her home when cops were called. She reportedly battered an officer who was trying to separate her from her family, and kicked an EMT in the chest; the first responder was trying to medically clear the actress before she could be taken to jail. Neither the cop nor the EMT was injured. Locklear was brought under control, and then taken to the jail. She has a court date today. The arrest comes a week after Locklear was put under an involuntary psychiatric hold following a domestic situation in which she was accused of assaulting her parents.
Actor Michael Rapaport is being attributed with leading the charge to stop a man from opening the emergency exit midflight while traveling from Houston to Los Angeles. The incident is said to have occurred early Saturday morning on an American Airlines flight. Ted Kennedy, Fox Sports director of field and technical services, tweeted that he was on a plane from LA to Houston when he suddenly heard Rapaport yell "Hey" but not in a normal way and very loud. Kennedy noted that he was in the 11th row of the plane, while the actor was seated in the first row. “I see Michael shoot up out of his seat and rush to the area just between the bulkhead and the bathroom and yell ‘what the f%&* are you doing?’ Mike continues yelling so I jump up and rush up to Michael as does some Big 3 players,” Kennedy wrote. Kennedy then tweeted that by the time he — and BIG3 players Glen “Big Baby” Davis and Baron Davis — reached the bulkhead, Rapaport had already grabbed the man by the collar and was dragging him away from the emergency exit door, while explaining that the man was trying to open the door. “Crew and staff where all in the back of the plane so nobody was looking out for our safety except Mr. New York,” Kennedy wrote, deploying a Rapaport nickname. Kennedy wrote that the man who allegedly attempted to open the emergency exit told the flight crew that he mixed up the exit door with the bathroom door, which Kennedy didn't believe for a second. “Trying to open a door with a window in it that shows your [sic] 10,000 feet up and you think it's a bathroom? I'm not buying that,” he wrote. Later, at 12:33 p.m. Rapaport tweeted out a video of himself wisecracking about the incident. While in the business class section of the plane, which appeared to have been on the ground at the time, Rapaport yukked it up saying, “Coming to a theater near you, starring Baron Davis, Big Baby Davis and Michael Rapaport: Stay Woke on a Plane.” TMZ reported that sources close to American Airlines said that both airport authorities and the FBI interviewed the man suspected of trying to open the door midair and determined that he really had been confused by the doors. The man was said to have been allowed to take his connecting flight from Los Angeles to Vietnam, where he was headed to visit his ailing mother.
Seth Rogen told CBS late night host Stephen Colbert Friday that he refused a picture with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and his family. Rogen related that he was at an event hosted by former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to promote brain health when the incident occurred. He had just posed for a picture with two teens when one of them said, “My father wants to meet you.” He claimed he saw Ryan approaching. “My whole body puckered, I tensed up, and I didn’t know what to do,” Rogen said. “And I turned around and Paul Ryan was walking towards me,” Rogen said. The two shook hands before Ryan asked for a photo. “I look over and his kids are standing right there expectantly, clearly fans of mine, and I said, ‘No way, man!’” Rogen said. The actor then said that he scolded Ryan for his policies, but felt conflicted doing that in front of his children. “Furthermore, I hate what you’re doing to the country at this moment and I’m counting the days until you no longer have one iota of the power that you currently have,” Rogen claimed he told Ryan.
Johnny Depp is opening up about his legal troubles and financial woes, and trying to clear up some of the rampant rumors and speculation surrounding his tumultuous and shrouded personal life.
The Pirates of the Caribbean star sits down for a shockingly candid interview with Rolling Stone about some of the drama that has unfolded in his life -- including a highly public divorce from Amber Heard, numerous lawsuits and claims that he's hemorrhaging money.
"I was as low as I believe I could have gotten," Depp tells the publication, recalling his emotional state in the midst of his failed marriage and his simultaneously collapsing financial situation.
"The next step was, ‘You’re going to arrive somewhere with your eyes open and you’re going to leave with your eyes closed,’" he adds. "I couldn’t take the pain every day."
While his divorce from Heard was finalized in August 2016 -- following a contentious legal battle and Heard's allegations of spousal abuse, which Depp has vehemently denied -- his legal troubles continued to spiral.
In January 2017, Depp sued his former business managers, Joel and Robert Mandel of The Management Group (TMG), claiming they mishandled his money and cost him millions.
The pair subsequently countersued and claimed Depp was the one who spent all his own money on extravagances. In their countersuit, TMG claimed that Depp spent $30,000 a month on just wine, and even had a sound engineer on his payroll to feed him lines while shooting his films, so he wouldn't have to learn them.
According to Depp's in-depth interview, the 55-year-old actor doesn't deny the reports about having a sound engineer on-hand, but claims it isn’t because he doesn't want to memorize a script. Rather, it's the engineer's job to play him specific sounds to allow his to convey emotions with his eyes.
"I’ve got bagpipes, a baby crying and bombs going off," Depp says. "It creates a truth. Some of my biggest heroes were in silent film… It had to be behind the eyes. And my feeling is, that if there’s no truth behind the eyes, doesn’t matter what the f**king words are."
As for his wine budget, Depp claims the reported figures are actually way less than what he really spent.
"It’s insulting to say I spent $30,000 on wine," Depp shares. "Because it was far more."
In TMG's lawsuit, they also claimed that Depp spent $3 million to have the ashes of his close friend, iconic journalist Hunter S. Thompson, blasted out from a specially designed cannon in Aspen, Colorado, following his death in Feb. 2005.
Depp -- who played Thompson in the 1998 drama Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas --- says that figure is also far too low.
"By the way, it was not $3 million to shoot Hunter into the f**king sky," Depp states. "It was $5 million."
The financial woes hit him emotionally as well, especially with regards to how it impacted his children -- daughter Lily-Rose, 19, and son Jack, 16 -- and their view of their father.
"My son had to hear about how his old man lost all his money from kids at school, that's not right," Depp says, getting emotional.
Finding himself depressed and feeling unable to "take the pain," Depp went on tour with his band, the Hollywood Vampires, and then decided to follow in the footsteps of his late friend, counterculture icon Thompson, by writing his memoirs on an old typewriter.
"I poured myself a vodka in the morning and started writing until the tears filled my eyes and I couldn’t see the pages anymore," Depp shares. "I kept trying to figure out what I’d done to deserve this. I tried being kind to everyone, helping everyone, being truthful to everyone… The truth is most important to me. And all this still happened."
Depp's candid interview with Rolling Stone is on stands now. Check out the video below for more on his high-profile legal entanglements.
Teresa Giudice‘s husband, Joe, is denying he is being deported before his prison sentence is up in 2019. The former Real Housewives of New Jersey star is currently servicing a 41-month prison sentence for mail, wire and bankruptcy fraud that began in March 2016. James J. Leonard Jr., their family attorney, tells PEOPLE that no moves had been made to deport the reality star. “I can state with absolute certainty that no decision has been made regarding the immigration status of Joe Giudice,” Leonard Jr. says. “The same immigration detainer that was lodged against him in March of 2016 remains in place today, but I want to be absolutely clear about this, no judicial authority has made any decision regarding what will happen with that detainer.” “Mr. Giudice has immigration counsel who are and have been working aggressively on his behalf so that he can return home to his wife and four young daughters and we remain optimistic that that is how this will end.” An ICE spokesperson did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment. News of Giudice’s possible deportation comes after a report in which an ICE spokesperson said the father of four was “in deportation proceedings while he’s in custody. ICE has lodged a detainer, and he is in removal proceedings,” according to RadarOnline.
The Conners will go on without matriarch Roseanne. Yesterday, ABC picked up "The Conners," a spinoff of the hit comedy "Roseanne" with no financial or creative connection to that show's star and executive producer, Roseanne Barr. The network last month canceled "Roseanne" after a racist tweet by Barr. The 10-episode season will premiere this fall, in the same Tuesday at 8 EDT/PDT time slot that was to be the home for Season 2 of "Roseanne." A description of the series suggests the possibility that Barr's character, Roseanne Conner, has passed away: "After a sudden turn of events, the Conners are forced to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before," ABC says, as "Dan, Jackie, Darlene, Becky and D.J. grapple with parenthood, dating, an unexpected pregnancy, financial pressures, aging and in-laws in working-class America." Returning cast members include John Goodman as Dan, Laurie Metcalf as Jackie, Sara Gilbert as Darlene, Lecy Goranson as Becky and Michael Fishman as D.J.
Actor Kevin Costner criticized the Trump administration’s border policy saying he does not "recognize America right now." Costner appeared on “The View” Tuesday to promote his Western drama, “Yellowstone,” when he was asked how he felt about the immigration policy which has reportedly separated nearly 2,000 immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. “You know, this is a hard thing to say, but I don’t — I’m not recognizing America right now,” Costner said. “I don’t recognize its voice. I don’t recognize any individual statements. I feel people going with the flow, and there’s people right in the middle. And we’re in a really weird spot, and it takes a high level of compassion, empathy and intelligence to work our way out of this.” He continued, “Separating people with no plan, when those children can’t even speak English. Can you imagine the terror? Besides just being separated? So we have to do better. We’ve been about more, we can be about more and right now we are acting really small.”
As he remains out of the spotlight, Rob Kardashian is being put on blast by Blac Chyna, the mother of his 19-month-old daughter Dream.
Chyna posted an Instagram Story on Sunday slamming him and rapper Tyga (the father of her 5-year-old son King Cairo) for allegedly not paying child support, according to a screengrab taken by TMZ. (Sources told the website that Rob does in fact pay child support.)
Rob, 31, and Blac Chyna, 30, welcomed Dream in November 2016. Since splitting last year, the exes have had a contentious relationship, battling for custody of Dream and accusing each other of abuse.
Now, the two have “very little contact,” a source told PEOPLE in March, adding, “Rob spends a lot of time with Dream and he is a great dad. He really wants to give his daughter the best life.”
On Friday, Rob’s sister Khloé Kardashian said she thinks their late dad Robert Kardashian Sr. would approve of how he’s raised Dream.
“My brother Rob is like my father in so many ways — his sense of humor, silly nature, the way he loves and respects family,” she her website and app. “My dad would do anything for his kids and my brother is the same way for Dream. I’m so proud of him!
NEW YORK — The future is (finally) catching up with Jimmy McGill.
In the upcoming fourth season of AMC's "Better Call Saul" (due Aug. 6), the slippery lawyer will move further toward his transformation into corrupt con man Saul Goodman from "Breaking Bad." At a panel Wednesday with members of the "Saul" cast and creative team, "Bad" creator Vince Gilligan teased more criminal drama and familiar faces in the new episodes.
"Season 4 is so good," said Gilligan, who conceived of "Saul," with executive producer Peter Gould, as a "Bad" prequel. "It gets darker, it gets richer. It's still got funny in it, but on the Venn diagram of 'Breaking Bad' and 'Better Call Saul,' the overlap in the center is getting bigger and bigger."
He also hinted that more characters from the "Bad" universe will enter Jimmy's orbit as "Saul" catches up to the events of the Emmy-winning drama, which starred Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn. All three have yet to appear on "Saul," which features "Bad" veterans Jonathan Banks (Mike Ehrmantraut) and Giancarlo Esposito (Gus Fring) as series regulars.
"There's a very important character from the 'Breaking Bad' era that we're going to meet this year," Gilligan said, without specifying which.
When "Saul" left off at the end of Season 3 last June, Jimmy's ailing brother Chuck (Michael McKean) set his house on fire and killed himself. The new season will explore Jimmy's complicated grief over his estranged sibling, with the support of his lawyer girlfriend Kim Wexler (Rhea Seehorn).
Chuck "still looms large," said executive producer Melissa Bernstein. "We're going to see Chuck and we're going to feel him even when we're not seeing him. He has such a profound effect on Jimmy and thus, Saul."
Chadwick Boseman might be a hero on the big screen, but he chose to pay tribute to one in real life at the 2018 MTV Movie and TV Awards on Saturday night.
The “Black Panther” star was honored with the Best Hero trophy during the ceremony, and midway through his acceptance speech, he invited James Shaw Jr., the Waffle House shooting hero, on stage.
“Receiving an award for playing a superhero is amazing, but it’s even greater to acknowledge the heroes we have in real life,” Boseman said before signaling to Shaw in the audience.
Shaw disarmed a gunman during a shooting in a Tennessee Waffle House in April that left four people dead and two others wounded. In the days after the incident, he helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to support the victims of the shooting and their families.
“You didn’t even know we were about to do this did you,” he continued as Shaw approached the podium.
“This is gonna live at your house,” he added as he handed over the award.
Jon Snow might not know much, but the actor who plays him knows exactly what he’ll be doing once “Game of Thrones” comes to an end.
Kit Harington and the rest of cast are currently filming the final chapter of the HBO fantasy series, which unfortunately won’t debut until 2019, but he’s already making plans for life after the show, regardless of who winds up on the Iron Throne.
“I’d like to step away and enjoy the obscurity, cut my hair, make myself less recognizable as the character, and go do and some other things with a completely new look and tone,” Harington told Entertainment Weekly.
His character is famous for perfectly groomed, wavy black locks, which many imitated, but none have equaled. Harington, however, does not seem to have the same affection for the look.
“Short-short,” Harington said when asked about how short he wants to cut his hair. “The beard will be harder to get rid of — I quite like the beard. I like having the long hair and beard both, but it will be like ritualistic thing. I can’t go into my next role looking the same.”
“This role was brilliant,” he added. “but I’ll need to get rid of Jon Snow.”
Co-star Emilia Clarke, whose icy, platinum hair might rival Harington’s if it weren’t a wig, also paid tribute to the show’s final days recently.
“Hopped on a boat to an island to say goodbye to the land that has been my home away from home for almost a decade,” Clarke wrote alongside a photo of herself lying in a field of flowers. “It’s been a trip @gameofthrones thank you for the life I never dreamed I’d be able to live and the family I’ll never stop missing.”
While HBO has already ordered a slew of “Game of Thrones” prequel series, another possible reunion for the cast is fast approaching: Harington’s nuptials to former co-star Rose Leslie.
The two are reportedly expected to tie the knot any day now with fans hoping for many cast members to attend.
Senator Ted Cruz has claimed the title as King of the Court after defeating Jimmy Kimmel in a charity basketball game. The Republican politician and the late night host brought out their best moves and trashiest talk for the basketball game Saturday at Texas Southern University. The charity game was launched after comedian Kimmel poked fun at Cruz comparing him to a blobfish and the senator responded on Twitter with a one-on-one challenge on the court. “All right, Big Guy. You talk a good game. You besmirched my support for the @HoustonRockets. So let's settle this man-to-man: one-on-one, hoops (or "ring-ball," if you prefer). The loser gives $5k to the (non-political) charity of the winner's choice,” Cruz tweeted on May 30. Kimmel accepted the challenge. Cruz, who played basketball in high school, won the game with a final score of 11 to 9 with each basket counting as a single point. The game was originally set to 15 points but was cut short because it ran long. The loser of the game dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic donated $5,000 to the winner's choice charity, which for Cruz was Generation One, which works to end poverty in Houston. Funds raised in the game were also donated to Kimmel's choice charity Texas Children's Hospital. The game will be aired on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight.
Heather Locklear was taken to a hospital for a psych evaluation after a family member claimed the actress was threatening to kill herself ... TMZ has learned.
Law enforcement sources tell us a family member called 911 Sunday afternoon to report they were concerned for Heather. We're told both the Ventura County Fire and Sheriff's Departments responded to Locklear's home.
According to the dispatch audio, the caller claimed Heather was acting erratically and threatening to hurt herself ... the caller said Heather was trying to find a gun to shoot herself.
Locklear was then transported to a hospital -- we're told the incident was only medical, nothing criminal.
TMZ broke the story ... Heather was arrested back in February for felony domestic violence against her boyfriend. During the arrest, Locklear allegedly threatened to shoot officers if they ever returned to her home.
We're told, given the recent history, the Sheriff's Department sent multiple units Sunday to handle any possible threat.
Got $100 to blow? Plop it down on Jimmy Kimmel to beat Ted Cruz in the so-called “Blobfish Basketball Classic” — you could walk away with $160 in profit. Republican Texas Senator Cruz is favored to beat Kimmel in their upcoming one-on-one basketball game, per sports book Bovada. Las Vegas is begging you to take Kimmel at 8/5 odds. Cruz is listed at -220 or 5/11, which basically means to win $100 you have to plunk down $220. (And obviously Cruz would have to prevail.) At 5’10” to Kimmel’s 6’, perhaps that is not a good enough payout for low-stakes prop betting. Cruz, who is three years younger than Kimmel, appears to have the girth advantage, which helps out in the paint. Plus, Cruz played varsity basketball in high school, which is about the same time Kimmel was mostly tooling around on his clarinet. The game is happening this weekend.
Who will win the 2018 Blobfish Basketball Classic?
Bill Cosby has fired his entire legal team in the lead up to his September 24 sentencing for aggravated indecent assault. Cosby, who was found guilty on three counts by a jury in April, is angry with his high-powered team, a source told Radar. “He's angry. They let him down, and these aren't easy times,” they said. Cosby faces up to thirty years behind bars, ten years for each count of assault after he was convicted of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his home in January 2004.
After her short tenure on Kevin Can Wait, Leah Remini has officially booked her next TV role. She has joined an untitled comedy pilot from Rob McElhenney and Rob Rosell, the team behind It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. The show revolves around a woman, her ex-husband and her new wife, who all work together to raise a family in middle America. Remini's character, Jean, considers herself a patriot who loves her country and, like most conservatives, firmly believes in everyone's right to be left alone. Though her political beliefs line up with that of the conservative party, she lives a very progressive lifestyle with her wife, Betty. To make matters more complicated, Jean and Betty raise their two sons with the boys' father, Richie, Jean's ex-husband who lives in their garage.
The first wave of nominees have been announced for the Teen Choice Awards: 2018, and Avengers: Infinity War, leads the pack with eight nominations, including nods for the top action movie, and the top actor and actress in an action movie for Chris Evans and Elizabeth Olsen, respectively. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at TeenChoice.com and on Twitter through June 19. The Teen Choice Awards: 2018 airs live The Forum in L.A. Sunday, August 12, on FOX.
Here's a list of most of the first wave of nominees:
Choice Action Movie (#ChoiceActionMovie)
Avengers: Infinity War
Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Pacific Rim: Uprising
Choice Action Movie Actor (#ChoiceActionMovieActor)
Chris Evans - Avengers: Infinity War
Dylan O’Brien - Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Henry Cavill - Justice League
John Boyega - Pacific Rim: Uprising
Robert Downey Jr. - Avengers: Infinity War
Tom Holland - Avengers: Infinity War
Choice Action Movie Actress (#ChoiceActionMovieActress)
Alicia Vikander - Tomb Raider
Amy Adams - Justice League
Elizabeth Olsen - Avengers: Infinity War
Gal Gadot - Justice League
Scarlett Johansson - Avengers: Infinity War
Zoe Saldana - Avengers: Infinity War
Choice Sci–Fi Movie (#ChoiceSciFiMovie)
Blade Runner 2049
Ready Player One
Choice Sci–Fi Movie Actor (#ChoiceSciFiMovieActor)
Chadwick Boseman - Black Panther
Chris Hemsworth - Thor: Ragnarok
Dwayne Johnson - Rampage
Mark Ruffalo - Thor: Ragnarok
Ryan Gosling - Blade Runner 2049
Tye Sheridan - Ready Player One
Choice Sci–Fi Movie Actress (#ChoiceSciFiMovieActress)
Danai Gurira - Black Panther
Letitia Wright - Black Panther
Lupita Nyong’o - Black Panther
Naomie Harris - Rampage
Olivia Cooke - Ready Player One
Tessa Thompson - Thor: Ragnarok
Choice Fantasy Movie (#ChoiceFantasyMovie)
A Wrinkle in Time
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Choice Fantasy Movie Actor (#ChoiceFantasyMovieActor)
Anthony Gonzalez - Coco
Gael García Bernal - Coco
James Corden - Peter Rabbit
John Boyega - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Mark Hamill - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Oscar Isaac - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Choice Fantasy Movie Actress (#ChoiceFantasyMovieActress)
Carrie Fisher - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Daisy Ridley - Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Mindy Kaling - A Wrinkle in Time
Oprah Winfrey - A Wrinkle in Time
Reese Witherspoon - A Wrinkle in Time
Storm Reid - A Wrinkle in Time
Choice Drama Movie (#ChoiceDramaMovie)
A Quiet Place
Murder on the Orient Express
The Greatest Showman
Truth or Dare
Choice Drama Movie Actor (#ChoiceDramaMovieActor)
Hugh Jackman - The Greatest Showman
Jacob Tremblay - Wonder
Leslie Odom Jr. - Murder on the Orient Express
Patrick Schwarzenegger - Midnight Sun
Timothée Chalamet - Lady Bird
Zac Efron - The Greatest Showman
Choice Drama Movie Actress (#ChoiceDramaMovieActress)
Bella Thorne - Midnight Sun
Daisy Ridley - Murder on the Orient Express
Julia Roberts - Wonder
Lucy Hale - Truth or Dare
Saoirse Ronan - Lady Bird
Zendaya - The Greatest Showman
Choice Comedy Movie (#ChoiceComedyMovie)
Daddy’s Home 2
I Feel Pretty
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Pitch Perfect 3
Choice Comedy Movie Actor (#ChoiceComedyMovieActor)
Dwayne Johnson - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Eugenio Derbez - Overboard
Jack Black - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Kevin Hart - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Mark Wahlberg - Daddy’s Home 2
Will Ferrell - Daddy’s Home 2
Choice Comedy Movie Actress (#ChoiceComedyMovieActress)
Amy Schumer - I Feel Pretty
Anna Faris - Overboard
Anna Kendrick - Pitch Perfect 3
Hailee Steinfeld - Pitch Perfect 3
Karen Gillan - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Rebel Wilson - Pitch Perfect 3
Choice Drama TV Show (#ChoiceDramaTVShow)
Famous in Love
This is Us
Choice Drama TV Actor (#ChoiceDramaTVActor)
Cole Sprouse - Riverdale
Freddie Highmore - The Good Doctor
Jesse Williams - Grey's Anatomy
Jussie Smollett - Empire
K.J. Apa - Riverdale
Sterling K. Brown - This Is Us
Choice Drama TV Actress (#ChoiceDramaTVActress)
Bella Thorne - Famous in Love
Camila Mendes - Riverdale
Chrissy Metz - This Is Us
Lili Reinhart - Riverdale
Maia Mitchell - The Fosters
Ryan Destiny - Star
Choice Sci–Fi/Fantasy TV Show (#ChoiceSciFiTVShow)
Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
Choice Sci–Fi/Fantasy TV Actor (#ChoiceSciFiTVActor)
Bob Morley - The 100
Dominic Sherwood - Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
Finn Wolfhard - Stranger Things
Gaten Matarazzo - Stranger Things
Joseph Morgan - The Originals
Matthew Daddario - Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
Choice Sci–Fi/Fantasy TV Actress (#ChoiceSciFiTVActress)
Eliza Taylor - The 100
Emeraude Toubia - Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
Katherine McNamara - Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments
Farrah Abraham was arrested early Wednesday morning for an altercation with an employee at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
According to TMZ, the former Teen Mom star got into a verbal argument with other guests before being asked to leave by a security guard. Abraham — who was allegedly showing signs of intoxication — then became physical with the guard as he prevented her from reentering the hotel. She apparently tried to pull the celebrity card by yelling, “Don’t you know who I am?” Cops were called, and the 27-year-old reality star was arrested and booked for battery and trespassing.
Prior to the incident, Abraham was proudly showing off pictures from her stay at the famed hotel, hanging with Mark Cuban and Kate Neilson.
She also shared a photo on her Instagram story of her 9-year-old daughter, Sophia, at the pool. It’s unclear who was watching her little girl when Abraham was arrested.
Abraham is no stranger to drama. MTV even cut her from the remainder of Teen Mom OG’’s seventh season, replacing her with Mackenzie McKee. Abraham filed a $5 million lawsuit against MTV’s parent company, Viacom, claiming she was fired due to her decision to continue working in the adult film industry. They settled in March.
Viewers were introduced to Abraham in 2009 on MTV’s 16 and Pregnant. She was ultimately cast in the spinoff series, Teen Mom, which premiered that December. She was a 17-year-old cheerleader from Council Bluffs, Iowa, who got pregnant by her ex-boyfriend, Derek Underwood.
Tragically, Underwood was killed in a car accident in December 2008, when she was eight months pregnant. In her book, My Teenage Dream Ended, Abraham wrote that they were broken up at the time of the accident but called him “my first love, my only true love.” Talking with Bethenny Frankel in 2013, Abraham said she would have married Underwood had he not died. “I probably wouldn’t be where I am if I had that life,” she said.
To say it’s been a bumpy road for Abraham since the show’s premiere would be an understatement.
In 2010, Abraham’s mother, Debra Danielson, was charged with assault for hitting her. Their volatile relationship has been a storyline on the reality show over the years, with the pair being estranged on and off. Abraham starred on each of the show’s four seasons before it ended in 2012. However, she did not fade from the spotlight.
In March 2013, she was arrested for DUI in Nebraska, blowing a .147 during a field sobriety test. She pleaded guilty and was sentenced to six months of probation and fined $500. The following month, it was reported that a sex tape of Abraham was being shopped around. The sex tape was actually a professionally shot video for Vivid Entertainment that she had made with porn star James Deen.
“I have no relationships, and I’m, like, sad sometimes,” she explained to Entertainment Tonight. “So taking all this into consideration, which some find it hard to, that’s what brought me here today. I felt this was my way of embracing my sexuality and being happy for me.”
Abraham made $1 million off her deal with Vivid, and Farrah Superstar: Backdoor Teen Mom was released that spring. Two months later, she entered rehab for alcohol abuse.
“At this time in my life, I need to stay focused on the positive to get through all of the negative that a DUI has caused in my life,” she said in a July 2013 statement. “I’m 22, and I want to make better choices and ensure I can recognize when I am putting myself in a bad situation next time.”
Abraham was a staple at strip clubs and porn conventions following the release of her tape. During this time, she said she surrounded herself with the “wrong type of people” while making these promotional appearances that she claims put her in unsafe situations.
“I was drugged and raped more than once. It was a dark time,” she told In Touch in 2014. She later named James Deen as being one of these men.
Abraham claimed that the two had a casual relationship but that he was “abusive, pushy, and manipulative” throughout.
“James Deen raped me for his benefit of fame. He conspired against me with others that I thought were my friends at the time, and that was very hurtful,” she told the Daily Mail in 2015. Abraham came forward after more than a dozen women accused Deen of rape and alleged that he had drugged her at some point during a sexual encounter. “I don’t know if he just drugged women to take advantage of them or what was going on. I experienced extreme anger problems and abusive behavior from Deen. … He treated me like he wanted to break me and ruin my career as a reality star-celebrity, as many witnessed. I no longer wanted to be around him.” (Deen has denied all claims against him.)
Abraham was not deterred from that world, however. She had a stint working at Austin, Texas, strip club Palazio Gentlemen’s Club, where she claimed to be doing “research.”
“In the same way Jennifer Aniston researched her role as a stripper, that’s what I’m doing. It’s how I get the information to write my books and do my movies,” she told E! News. Abraham released an erotic trilogy series as well as a line of sex toys. She also found a way to stay on TV. She starred on Celebrity Big Brother and Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition before coming home to MTV in 2015 on Teen Mom OG.
She has grabbed headlines away from her home on MTV. Abraham showed up at the Cannes Film Festival last month, going commando and suffering a wardrobe malfunction. Today’s news is just a bit more serious than that, though. However, she’s defending herself in a new statement.
“This was all blown out of proportion. I was a guest at the hotel and I did not touch anyone,” she tells E! News. “I was targeted and that’s why these men sold stories.”
The release of information about a reported new custody arrangement between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt for their six children has sparked a strong reaction from the actress, who called it "misleading" and "deplorable."
According to court documents that were obtained by The Blast and reviewed by ABC News, a judge in the former couple's divorce case has made several demands that are meant to ensure that Pitt remains close to his children, of whom Jolie has primary custody.
But the 43-year-old Oscar winner fired back Wednesday morning.
"This misleading leak is not in the best interests of the children," she told ABC News in a statement provided by her representative. "From the start, Angelina has been focused on their health and needs, which is why it was so important that this last court hearing be conducted privately," the statement continued. "It’s deplorable that someone for their own selfish reasons leaked selective portions of the confidential and sealed court record to create an inaccurate and unfair picture of what is really happening."
A representative for Pitt had no comment.
The harsh words from Jolie's team came after The Blast reported Tuesday that a judge in the former couple's divorce case felt as though the children should be afforded the right to see their father as often as possible to maintain a healthy relationship.
"If the minor children remain closed down to their father and depending on the circumstances surrounding this condition, it may result in a reduction of the time they spend with [Jolie] and may result in the Court ordering primary physical custody to [Pitt]," the court documents read. "Not having a relationship with their father is harmful to them."
In the immediate aftermath of the split, Jolie sought sole physical custody of all the children. At the time, the FBI and the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services was investigating Pitt on an allegation of child abuse, stemming from an argument he'd had with one of his children aboard a flight from France to the United States.
Pitt was later cleared of wrongdoing and no charges were filed. He went on to file for joint custody of the children.
In the most recent court documents, the judge ordered Jolie to provide Pitt with the children's cell phone numbers and arrange a phone call with the kids and their doctors to explain to them that "the court has determined that each of them are safe with their father."
The judge also stated that the actress may not monitor the children's text messages to Pitt or listen in on their phone calls.
A visitation schedule was determined for the summer, during which Pitt will spend a specific amount of time throughout June and July with each of the children, except for Maddox, whom the judge ruled is old enough to decide how often he sees his father.
These visits will be monitored by a therapist, who will also meet with each child, the documents state. While the children are with Pitt for a week in California in late July, Jolie may only call them once each day at a mutually-agreed upon time.
"It is critical that each of them have a healthy and strong relationship with their mother and father," the judge stated in the documents.
About One Month Ago by MSN Entertainment News
Brad Pitt is going to get to spend a lot more time with his kids, and if he doesn't, Angelina Jolie could be the one on the losing end of things.
According to The Blast, a judge ruled that if she doesn't help repair her children's relationship with her ex, she could lose primary custody. Court documents obtained by the website say that "not having a relationship with their father is harmful" to the six children. The documents add that "it is critical that each of them have a healthy and strong relationship with their father and mother."
The court, however, is letting 16-year-old Maddox essentially decide how much time he wants to spend with Brad because he's older. In addition to Maddox, the couple share Pax, Zahara, Shiloh and twins Vivienne and Knox.
The legal documents state that Angie must give Brad their children's cell phone numbers so he can call anytime he wants. The court also forbid her from reading the text messages that Brad sends to his children.
A detailed summer visitation schedule was even set up for the kids and Brad. Angie is not allowed to be present during any of the visits, but a child therapist will be there for much of the time. Also, the court indicated that Angie can only call the kids once a day while they're with their dad.
Brad will not have all the kids at once, but he'll designate one or two of the children to spend time with at a time.
The court also issued a stern warning to Angelina: "If the minor children remain closed down to their father and depending on the circumstances surrounding this condition, it may result in a reduction of the time they spend with [Angelina] and may result in the Court ordering primary physical custody to [Brad]."
Julia Roberts has come on board to produce and star in a feature drama based on Chris Cleave’s novel, “Little Bee,” for Amazon Studios. Actress-writer Kathleen Robertson (“Murder in the First”) is writing the adaptation of Cleave’s 2008 novel — originally published as “The Other Hand” — about a young Nigerian asylum-seeker named Little Bee and British magazine editor Sarah O’ Rourke, who would be portrayed by Roberts. The two meet during a conflict in the Niger Delta and are reunited in England several years later. Roberts will produce under her Red Om Films production company along with her producing partners Lisa Gillan and Marisa Yeres Gill. Gil Netter will also produce.
About One Month Ago by The Hollywood Reporter
If fans were excited to see Matt Damon‘s cameo in “Ocean’s 8,” they’ll be very disappointed. The all-female heist movie was released on Friday, but viewers will note that Damon’s cameo landed a spot on the cutting room floor instead of on the big screen. “[Picking the cameos] is an eclectic process of: How does it fit in the story and how is the narrative unfolding?” “Ocean’s 8” director Gary Ross told The Hollywood Reporter. “This more than any movie I’ve done had a really copious editorial process where you play with stuff, you find stuff. I’ve never shot anything after I’ve wrapped on any other movie before, but in a heist movie and an ensemble movie, you’re still working on the play…” Carl Reiner’s appearance as Saul didn’t make the final cut either. “There were a lot of people who were gracious to us that just for editorial and storytelling reasons didn’t make it in and some who did,” Ross said of Damon’s absence. “If you know, we ended up shooting probably another 10 days afterwards, so there’s a lot of material and a lot of shaping. But it really just comes to storytelling.” Damon’s absence comes after fans of the franchise launched a petition to have Damon’s cameo cut from the film after he made controversial comments about the #MeToo movement and Harvey Weinstein. “I do believe that there is a spectrum of behavior…there’s a difference between patting someone on the butt and rape or child molestation,” Damon told ABC News in the fall. “Both of those behaviors need to be confronted and eradicated, without question, but they shouldn’t be conflated.” The petition received 28,848 signatures out of a goal of 30,000.
Alec Baldwin claims if he ran for president he would “1000 percent win.” The actor, famous for impersonating Trump on SNL, said that winning the presidency would be a simple feat for him on The Howard Stern Show yesterday. “If I ran I would win, I would absolutely win. I would 1000 percent win... It’d be the funniest, most exciting, most crazy campaign,” he said on the show.
“You’re only given a little spark of madness, and if you lose that, you’re nothing,” the late actor and comedian Robin Williams says in an interview resurfaced for HBO’s upcoming documentary about his life. The cable network released a sneak peek on Thursday of “Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind,” a film produced by Alex Gibney and Shirel Kozak that hits the small screen on July 16. The documentary uses interviews with Williams, who died by suicide in August 2014, to paint an intimate portrait of one of America’s greatest entertainers. The trailer features the actor’s son Zak Williams and comedy giants including Steve Martin and Billy Crystal sharing their memories. “My father didn’t always feel he was succeeding, but he was the most successful person I know,” Zak Williams says. The comedian’s widow, Susan Williams, told People magazine in 2015 that an autopsy revealed her husband had a progressive brain disease called diffuse Lewy body dementia, or dementia with Lewy bodies. The complex disease is the third most common cause of dementia, with the symptoms worsening over time. Susan Williams said her husband experienced unexplained mental symptoms during the year of his death. Watch the trailer above.
Paris (AP) -- There's no evidence of foul play or violence in celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's death in a French hotel room, a French prosecutor said Saturday.
The famed cook, writer and host of the CNN series "Parts Unknown" killed himself Friday in a luxury hotel in the ancient village of Kaysersberg, Christian de Rocquigny, the prosecutor of Colmar in France's eastern Alsace region, told The Associated Press in a phone interview.
Rocquigny said there did not appear to be much planning in the television personality's suicide.
"There is no element that makes us suspect that someone came into the room at any moment," he said, adding that a medical expert had concluded that there were no signs of violence on Bourdain's body.
Rocquigny said toxicology tests were being carried out on Bourdain's body, including urine tests, to see if the 61-year-old American took any medications or other drugs, in an effort to help his family understand if anything led him to kill himself.
Olivier Nasti, the chef and owner of Le Chambard, the luxury hotel in Kaysersberg where Bourdain took his life, paid tribute to his colleague Saturday.
"It is with great respect for the leader, the author, the TV entertainer, the visionary Anthony Bourdain that I express all my condolences to his family and to the anonymous people around the world who he made dream so much," Nasti said in a statement Saturday.
"It is the whole family of French gastronomy that joins me, to renew our deep friendship to our bereaved American brothers," he added.
Kayserberg Mayor Pascal Lohr told The AP his town is extending its grief "to the entire United States."
Italian tourist Fulvio Lotti, visiting the town, said, "I felt very surprised and sad of course because I like his show, I like his books ... and then to know that he suddenly died in a city where I came for a weekend from Florence, it's weird."
Lotti plans to dine at the Chambard's restaurant, and "I will have a thought about him."
Bourdain filmed a segment of his show this week at the Michelin-starred Auberge d l'Ill in nearby Illhaeusern, where staff are reeling from his death.
"You actually don't really believe it. You think it's probably a fake," the restaurant's sommelier, Herve Fleuriel, told The AP, recalling "that great Chef who was here on Wednesday lunch."
It was one of his last meals. Fleuriel described to the AP what Bourdain ate — goose liver, frog's legs, fish and pigeon — and a lively exchange Bourdain had with close friend chef Eric Ripert about the wine and food and how to pair them.